Give The Falklands Back

Discussion in 'Falkland Islands (Op CORPORATE)' started by RABC, Feb 27, 2010.

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  1. Matthew Paris in the Times today :


    He writes some quite good articles normally. Not this time
  2. Im getting fed up of the treasonous bollocks spewing from some sections of the media.

    The guilt & decline merchants are out in force.

    Does he really think the yanks are about to annexe ascension and diego garcia?
  3. Just once, it would be nice for the useless leftwing poof to do a bit of research, this story is complete shite
  4. Ord_Sgt

    Ord_Sgt RIP

    No he doesn't, he writes a lot of crap - this is just a rehash of his Graunaid article a few days ago.

    Almost everything he writes is simply to provoke debate, any reader of Private Eye will know that they pull him up on a regular basis for being 99% wrong with his pieces.
  5. RP578

    RP578 LE Book Reviewer

    He was a Conservative MP during the Thatcher government.
  6. I know that but he seems to have gone mad since then, but I do love the fact that it was him that outed all the gay Mps and he hates Blair , but he is IMHO very left wing in some of his opinions, as in this case
  7. Yes but he's written something a rightwinger doesn't like so he's a pinko commie leftwing poof, you know that!
  8. He may have a point about Diego Garcia though, if the US DoD are using it essentially for free, and we have precious little interest in the place why not get some benefit, whether by means of lease or selling them the place
  9. When the Argentinians installed a Governer the British Ambassador to the then United Provences,( Argentina) was instructed to forward the British claim to the Islands, which he did in 1829, this was promised special attention, but no settement was forthcoming, so a Gunboat was sent only to find that the Spanish had taken over,
  10. Its an idealistic yet naive and ill-thought through article. Points of note include the US use of British territories such as Diego Garcia and Ascension Island, but the author fails to grasp the significance of the FI to the British people, especially to the families of those who died there.

    Thank God the author is no longer involved in politics.
  11. 99% of parris's stuff i have read is rubbish..He is a journo i usualy ignore because of his utter crap and rediculous views
  12. With a name like a Gay French Pornstar what can you expect :roll:
  13. He was named after a gay Benadictine monk who drew maps and copied other peoples writings, so well named there then
  14. Parris needs a punch in his smug gob.
  15. What a stainlord, aye and we'll give Gib back as well while we're at it.

    I'm surprised he didn't make mention of the potential oil anywhere in the article.